All bookings are made with Tomato Travel (ABN 71 611 707 656) (us/we). By booking a trip with us you are agreed to these Booking Conditions (which constitutes the entire agreement between you and us) and your booking will be accepted by us on this basis. The services to be provided are those referred to in your booking confirmation invoice.
In order to reserve your holiday, bookings must be payable in full by Credit Card only. Any add-on or additional request payments must be payable in full by Credit Card / Direct Deposit within 7 days of the requests or 90 days before the departure date.
There will be a full refund within 7 Days cooling period if you want to cancel the booking. Cooling period starts from the booking created date.
Period of Notice, Cancellation Fee
More than 90 days prior departure, 50% of package fare
60-89 days prior departure, 75% of package fare
60 days prior departure, 100% of package fare
No refund (Cancellation Fee 100% of package fare) can be made whatsoever once flight itinerary has been confirmed/flight ticket has been issued
We may cancel a trip at any time prior to departure if, due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability or other external events it is not viable for us to operate the planned itinerary. In circumstances where the cancellation is due to external events outside our reasonable control refunds will be less any unrecoverable costs. We are not responsible for any incidental expenses that you may have incurred as a result of your booking including but not limited to visas, vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.
All booking variations made 30 days or more after booking; including transferring between tour packages and departure dates, incur an amendment fee from $100 per person per change to be paid at the time of the change (other fees may apply). Amendments within 90 days of departure will be regarded as a cancellation and will incur heavy penalties. Bookings requiring reissue of air tickets and other documents will incur an additional administration fee from $150 per person.
For any changes that involve amendments to fixed group flights or default package components, such as airline upgrades, stopovers and breakaways from the group itinerary, all associated fees are payable immediately at the time of the change.
A surcharge from $100 per person is applicable to clients who request booking components such as flights be finalised earlier than the standard booking finalisation time frame of within 30 days of booking, or 90 days before departure, whichever comes first.
Changes must be made in writing by the person who made the original booking, or his or her travel agent. Once a booking is confirmed, name transfers are not permitted and will be regarded as a cancellation.
Prices DO Include: Accommodation, transfers, tours/cruises, car hire, government taxes and any other inclusions as specified in writing on the relevant web pages for each suppliers product.
Prices DO NOT Include: Any costs incurred en route to and from the destination, meals (unless specified), alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, items of a personal nature, and personal services not specified as being included in costs on the relevant web pages for each suppliers product. Rates do not include Marine Park taxes, as this must be paid direct to the operators.
You must carry a valid passport and have obtained all of the appropriate visas, permits and certificates for the countries which you will visit during your trip. Your passport must be valid for 6 months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the correct visas, permits and certificates for your trip; please refer to the Essential Trip Information for details. We are not responsible if you are refused entry to a country because you lack the correct passport, visa or other travel documentation.
You acknowledge that the nature of the trip is adventurous and participation involves a degree of personal risk. You will be visiting places where the political, cultural and geographical attributes present dangers and physical challenges greater than those present in our daily lives. We use information from government foreign departments and reports from our own contacts in assessing whether the itinerary should operate. However it is also your own responsibility to acquaint yourself with all relevant travel information and the nature of your itinerary. You acknowledge that your decision to travel is made in light of consideration of this information and you accept that you are aware of the personal risks attendant upon such travel.
We contract with a network of companies, government agencies and individuals to assist in the running of our trips as agent for these third parties. We are not responsible for the acts and omissions of these third parties.
To the fullest extent permitted by law:
– any liability for any loss, death, injury, illness or damage which you may suffer (directly or indirectly) in connection with or arising out of your participation in a trip, or any breach of the Booking Conditions, is excluded;
– you release us and our officers, employees, agents and representatives from any liability and expressly waive any claims you may have against us arising out of or in connection with your participation in a trip; and
– any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied by law into these Booking Conditions (Implied Warranty), is excluded.
To the extent an Implied Warranty cannot be excluded, our liability in respect of the Implied Warranty is limited to (in our absolute discretion): (i) the provision of a similar trip to an equivalent value; or (ii) a refund of the total amount received by us from you in connection with your booking.
Any claim by you is excluded to the extent that it is for indirect or consequential loss, loss of profits or economic loss, however it arises, or for indirect, special, punitive or exemplary damages.